Registered nurse Vicki Stephens, left, gave a tote bag of educational materials to Rebecca Dahl, holding newborn son Noah Brooks, who was born Feb. 4, at the Women's Hospital at St. Joseph East.
Registered nurse Vicki Stephens, left, gave a tote bag of educational materials to Rebecca Dahl, holding newborn son Noah Brooks, who was born Feb. 4, at the Women's Hospital at St. Joseph East.
Registered nurse Vicki Stephens, left, gave a tote bag of educational materials to Rebecca Dahl, holding newborn son Noah Brooks, who was born Feb. 4, at the Women's Hospital at St. Joseph East.

Newborns receive books in new program at local hospitals

February 15, 2011 12:00 AM

UPDATED February 15, 2011 08:06 AM

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